horticulture

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Problems Facing Horticultural Farming in Kenya

Problems Facing Horticultural Farming in Kenya Pests and diseases lower crop yields e.g. aphids, nematodes, birds, worms, rodents (pests); blight, black rot, bacterial wilt Inefficient marketing system that lacks proper organization lead to rotting of produce Stiff competition on the international market by other horticultural producers (Israel, Netherlands). Price fluctuations due to overproduction results to …

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Characteristics of intensive commercial farming

characteristics of intensive commercial farming

intensive commercial farming is the growing of crops and rearing of animals on a small piece of land using scientific and modern methods of farming leading to high production. it is mostly practiced in densely populated countries, near urban centres. example of intensive commercial farming includes horticulture farming and market gardening. The following are characteristics …

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